Tag: RAF Mildenhall
  • Career assistance advisors support Airmen in life-changing decisions

    Career assistance advisors serve an important role informing and guiding Airmen regarding career related decisions. They offer a valuable service to individuals who desire to change career paths or learn what resources and opportunities are open to them. “The main purpose of a career advisor is to provide education and direction in aspects related to an Airman’s career. I’m able to combine information from myPers, Air Force Instructions and other online resources to provide support on such things as retraining, special duties, commissioning, benefits and transitioning to the Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve,” said Master Sgt. Curtis Brown, 100th Force Support Squadron career assistance advisor.
  • Bolt inspection tool wins Team Mildenhall innovation award

    Tech. Sgt. Steven Izaguirre, 100th Maintenance Squadron NCO-in-charge of the Non-Destructive Inspections Section, won the Team Mildenhall Innovation of the Quarter Award for the first quarter of 2019. As part of the NDI team, Izaguirre and his Airmen inspect aircraft parts to ensure they are anatomically sound, free of cracks and defects.
  • Airman recounts road from MTI to LRS commander

    Most Airmen look back at their basic training experience and remember a variety of things, but most never forget their military training instructor, fortunately for 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron, they have their own personal one keeping the squadron united and effective. Maj. Anthony LaMagna, 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, has experienced many career fields during his nearly two decade career in the Air Force, and all of them have shaped him into the commander he is today.
  • Fast and Furious 48 hours of readiness in UK

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing and 48th Fighter Wing completed a 48-hour readiness exercise, which included aerial refueling and limited night flying April 23-25. Mission Assurance Exercise 19-01, designated ‘FURIOUS 48,’ brought the two wings together to work on combat skills and aerial refueling training. Airmen tested their ability to survive and operate in wartime conditions, as well as showcased their ability to generate combat airpower in a wide range of environments and scenarios.
  • Diamonds shine bright: 100th FSS first sergeant, Master Sgt. Jeremy Rector

    (This feature is Part one of the four-part “Diamonds shine bright” series on www.mildenhall.af.mil. These stories focus on different first sergeants, highlighting their Air Force story) There may be times during an Airman’s career when nothing seems to be going their way, or perhaps mistakes are made which could significantly impact their career and things seem to be spinning out of control. The days, weeks and months that follow may be full of anxiousness and not having a true understanding of what is to come. However, there are individuals – known as “diamond wearers” – whose responsibility is to pass along wisdom and provide those in their charge with the tools to become better versions of themselves.
  • RAF Mildenhall Fire Department earns international accreditation status

    The RAF Mildenhall Fire Department officially achieved worldwide accreditation status March 14, 2019, making it the first U.S. Air Force fire department in the United Kingdom, second in U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, and only the third within the European Command to gain the accomplishment.
  • RAF Mildenhall MWDs past, present support K9 Veterans’ Day

    Retired Military Working Dog Vvonya enjoys a story with Ava Mort, 1, and Kimberly Mort, wife of Master Sgt. Joshua Mort, Team Mildenhall member, at the story and craft event at the base library on RAF Mildenhall, England, March 13, 2019. Children had the opportunity to make crafts, pet Vvonya and watch a military working dog demonstration at the
  • Air Force One touches down at RAF Mildenhall

    Air Force One, carrying President Donald J. Trump and a contingency of White House officials and media members, arrived at RAF Mildenhall for refueling and logistical support Feb. 26, 2019. Air Force One, along with a C-32, known as “Air Force Two” and an E-4B National Airborne Operations Center landed en route to Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, for the president’s second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
  • Jets in the air, 100th AMXS put them there

    The health of the KC-135 Stratotanker fleet at RAF Mildenhall is of the utmost importance as it is the only air refueling mission in the European and African theaters of military responsibility. Every day, these tankers take to the sky to provide fuel support to not only their U.S. Air Force brethren, but to ally and coalition forces in the hope of mission success.
  • Bloody Hundredth wraps up UEI with Highly Effective

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing successfully completed its Unit Effectiveness Inspection here on Feb. 8 with a score of “Highly Effective”. The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Inspector General team visited RAF Mildenhall Feb. 4 to 8, and evaluated the 100th ARW in four major areas: managing resources, leading people, improving the unit, and executing the mission. Installations are graded on a four-tier scale: highly effective, effective, marginally effective and ineffective.